APG Weapons Testing Schedule For The Week Of March 13
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD — The Aberdeen Proving Ground will hold military weapons testing Monday through Friday from about 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. the week of March 13. Noise could be heard in areas off the installation during the testing period, authorities said in a news release.
According to APG leadership, the testing is not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities.
These operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring the continued readiness of service members, officials said.
"Organizations on APG take every measure to mitigate instances when training or testing becomes problematic to residents off the installation. To ensure we minimize the impact to our neighbors, we monitor the weather and the noise readings continuously throughout each day. APG leadership takes noise complaints very seriously and wants to provide as much transparency as possible to the surrounding communities without compromising the security of the missions conducted here," APG said in a notice.
If anyone in the surrounding communities has concerns about testing at Aberdeen Proving Ground, they are encouraged to contact the installation at 410-278-4091.
At the base in Harford County, research engineers, scientists, technicians and administrators develop military weapons, electronics and equipment.